Graduation

 

Hudson County Community College
celebrates our Fall 2022 Graduates!

Hudson County Community College celebrates our Fall 2022 Graduates!

 

Fall 2022 Graduate Information

It is required that you submit the free Graduation Application.

IMPORTANT!!!
Please note you must DOWNLOAD the application and use Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill out the form. Filling and submitting the application with the Submit button through your browser WILL NOT submit your application.

This document collects the name that you wish to be displayed on your diploma and confirms your degree program. Please indicate in the box of the graduation application how you would like your name to appear on the diploma. This is the same way it will appear in the Commencement program.

If you are unsure if you have submitted your Graduation Application, or for any questions related to this Graduation Application, please email Assistant Registrar Upasana Sethi-Pagan at usethi-paganFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

Island Photography will be visiting the Journal Square and North Hudson Campuses to offer Graduate Portrait photo sessions. Students will pay a $10 sitting fee at the time of confirming an appointment. The sitting fee will be deducted from any photo packages you may choose to order. Appointment link will be emailed to all graduating students.

All HCCC graduates will receive a free cap and gown set in the months prior to the May Commencement Ceremony. Graduates will receive information via email on when and how to pick up your cap and gown.

Join us for our December Graduate Receptions, an evening in honor of the Hudson County Community College Fall 2022 Graduates! This reception celebrates students who are completing their degree coursework this semester alongside their loved ones and the staff and faculty of HCCC.

This year’s receptions will be held on Monday, December 12 and Tuesday, December 13 at the Journal Square Campus, Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City, NJ. Graduates should attend only one of the two ceremonies, and can attend either day that works best for them and their guest’s availability.

Graduating students of the Educational Opportunity Fund program are encouraged to attend the reception on December 12, where they will also receive certificates from the EOF program and leaders.

Doors will open and light refreshments will be served at 5:30 pm. Formal remarks and ceremony to begin at 6:00 pm.

Each Fall 2022 graduating student may bring up to 2 guests. Guests unable to attend in person will be able to watch a live stream. For those attending virtually, you will receive the virtual event link a week prior to the event.

RSVP for ONLY ONE of the following dates:

  • Click here to register for the Monday, December 12 reception.
  • Click here to register for the Tuesday, December 13 reception.

A reminder that this event does not take the place of the Commencement Ceremony, which will be held in May 2023. All Fall 2022 graduates will be invited to cross the stage in their cap and gown at this event alongside all graduates of this academic year.

All Fall 2022 graduates are highly encouraged and invited to participate in HCCC’s May 2023 Commencement Ceremony, which will take place at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. At this official ceremony, all graduates will cross the stage in their cap and gown in front of their loved ones and fellow graduates. Graduates will have an unlimited number of tickets for guests for the May 2023 Commencement Ceremony.

The date for the May 2023 Commencement Ceremony will be announced in early 2023, and communication to all graduates with following details will be emailed to their HCCC email address in March 2023.

If you have any questions, please email graduationeventsFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

Contact Information

Contact Registrar at registrarFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE for questions about your graduation application, course completion towards earning your degree, diplomas, and related topics.

Contact Student Life and Leadership at graduationeventsFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE for questions related to the Commencement ceremony, graduate portraits, graduation celebration events and related topics.

Contact the HCCC Bookstore for questions about caps and gowns. Visit the Journal Square Campus Bookstore at 162 Sip Avenue to pick up your cap and gown.

Information for Graduates

View below graduation and commencement information.

It is required that you submit the free Graduation Application.

IMPORTANT!!!
Please note you must DOWNLOAD the application and use Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill out the form. Filling and submitting the application with the Submit button through your browser WILL NOT submit your application.

This document collects the name that you wish to be displayed on your diploma and confirms your degree program. Please indicate in the box of the graduation application how you would like your name to appear on the diploma. This is the same way it will appear in the Commencement program.

If you are unsure if you have submitted your Graduation Application, or for any questions related to this Graduation Application, please email Assistant Registrar Upasana Sethi-Pagan at usethi-paganFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

Click here for the Fall 2022 Graduates Applicant List. Please note that this list is only accessible to individuals with HCCC login credentials. For any questions regarding the list, please email registrarFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

Please note, in order to complete your degree and graduate from HCCC, you must pass all degree course requirements. Being a Graduate Applicant and participating in a graduation ceremony DOES NOT automatically mean that you have completed your degree and graduated from the college.

Click here for the Summer 2 2022 Graduate Candidate List. This list of students have completed their degree requirements as per the Registrar's Office. Please note that this list is only accessible to individuals with HCCC login credentials. For any questions regarding the list, please email registrarFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

Spring and Summer 2022 Graduates:
Once all final grades have been submitted and your degrees have been confirmed, Registrar will email you with the status of your diploma. Please note that you must return any borrowed technology (such as a Chromebook or Hot Spot) before you can receive your diploma.

Fall 2021 Graduates and all prior years:
Your diplomas are available for pick up at the Journal Square Campus A Building, 70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City. Please bring your State ID. Note that you must return any borrowed technology (such as a Chromebook or Hot Spot) before you can receive your diploma. You can pick it up or request to have it mailed. Diplomas that are mailed may take a minimum of 2-3 weeks to arrive.

For any other questions or concerns about your diploma, email registrarFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

Learn about HCCC’s Alumni Services at https://www.hccc.edu/community/alumni-services/index.html

Join the Alumni Association: https://www.hccc.edu/community/alumni-services/alumni-update-form.html

Students are allowed and encouraged to wear as many cords and stoles with their cap and gown as they have earned. Different cords and stoles distributed by the college are:

  • Alpha Alpha Alpha - Students inducted into HCCC's Chapter of Alpha Alpha Alpha will receive a dark blue and silver cord.
  • Alpha Sigma Lamdba - Students inducted into HCCC's Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda will receive a white stole with the ASL logo embroidered on it.
  • ESL - Students who started at HCCC as English as a Second Language learners and completed the path to graduation receive a dark purple cord.
  • Kente Graduation – Students recognized as part of the Kente Graduation receive a Kente cloth stole handcrafted from Ghana.
  • Lavender Graduation – Students recognized as part of the Lavender Graduation ceremony receive a rainbow cord.
  • National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) – Inductees of NSLS receive a black and silver cord..
  • Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) – Inductees of PTK receive a gold stole with the PTK logo and a gold tassel.
  • Sigma Kappa Delta (SKD) – Inductees of SKD receive a black and gold cord.

The Office of Student Life and Leadership aims to schedule opportunities for Graduate Portraits during the Fall semester and the Spring semester. Students who take their portraits will receive their proofs with the option to purchase photo packages. Information regarding dates will be sent to you from graduationeventsFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

Herff Jones is offering HCCC coupon codes for class rings! To order your college ring please log on to: https://collegerings.herffjones.com/

PROMO CODES:

  • $100 OFF Austria and Extreme Silver: ENTER CODE: HJRING100
  • $125 OFF White Ultrium Ring: ENTER CODE: HJRING125
  • $300 OFF 10K Gold Ring: ENTER CODE: HJRING300
  • $400 OFF 14K Gold Ring: ENTER CODE: HJRING400
  • $500 OFF 18K Gold Ring: ENTER CODE: HJRING500

Hudson County Community College’s Communications Department needs your help in identifying unique and exceptional graduate student stories to use in publicity for the upcoming Commencement ceremony as well as future marketing materials.

HCCC’s Communications Department will be pitching these stories to media during the Commencement season and would be pleased to hear from students willing to be interviewed. Some past noteworthy stories covered by media included students who:

  • Were age 50 or older while studying at HCCC
  • Had served in the military
  • Had relatives on HCCC staff or of HCCC alumni
  • Were family members graduating together
  • “Beat the odds” (earned a degree despite an obstacle, disability, etc.)

For more information please contact the Communications Department at 201.360.4060 or email at communicationsFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE or visit the Tell Us Your Story page.

Watch the December 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony, Click Here

Summer II 2019-December 2020 Graduates, to download your Virtual Commencement slide, or Click Here

Watch the May 2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremony: https://youtu.be/yiQft_ekRio.

Graduates, to download your Virtual Commencement slide, or Click Here

Access the May 2021 Commencement Program,  Click Here

For the May 2021 Grad Walk photos, Click Here

To watch the May 2021 Grad Walks livestreams visit https://www.facebook.com/hcccedu/videos/

To watch the December Graduate Receptions, visit: https://www.youtube.com/c/HudsonCountyCollege

To view photos from the December Graduate Receptions, visit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hudsonccc/albums/

For any questions, please email graduationeventsFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.